airforce Nutrisoda Debuts at Healthy Food Conference

MINNEAPOLIS (Oct. 4, 2006) – airforce® Nutrisoda® will be featured at the Healthy Foods Conference at Expo East in Baltimore, Maryland starting this Wednesday, Oct. 4. InterHealth Nutraceuticals, Inc. will provide airforce Nutrisoda’s Slender as a beverage that contains its patented ingredient Super CitriMax®, a unique form of (-)-hydroxycitric acid (HCA) derived from the fruit, Garcinia cambogia. This is a first ever appearance for airforce Nutrisoda at this nationally recognized conference.

Slender, a pink grapefruit and guava flavored, nutrient enhanced soda, helps you healthily manage your weight and provides important nutrients such as folic acid, calcium, magnesium, and other vitamins and minerals. Slender has zero sugar, zero caffeine, zero sodium, zero aspartame and only ten calories.

Super CitriMax is an all-natural, clinically proven weight control ingredient that reduces appetite, optimizes metabolism and decreases body weight thus making it an effective ingredient for Slender.

“We are pleased to include Slender at our event during the conference, as the beverage provides nutritional support, great taste and functionality to complement a healthy lifestyle,” said Dan Murray, vice president of food and beverage sales for InterHealth Nutraceuticals, Inc. “Slender contains Super CitriMax, an effective ingredient for weight loss and perfect to include in this product.”

“We are thrilled to be a part of this nationally recognized conference to educate attendees on Nutrisoda’s solid health benefits applicable to your diet and lifestyle,” said Jennifer Ashley, director of wellness for Ardea Beverage.” We believe that including Super CitriMax into Slender aligns with our initiative to include the highest quality ingredients to create a delicious and nutrient-enhanced soda.”

airforce® Nutrisoda®, introduced in 2003, targets on-the-go, style conscious, nutritionally-aware people who also enjoy new experiences and discovering new products. Each of the seven natural flavors within the portfolio feature striking packaging and contain amino acids, vitamins and minerals formulated to achieve a specific wellness benefit. The products have zero sugar, sodium or aspartame. Nutrisoda is formulated with natural colors and water filtered 4 times for extra purity. Brand offerings include Immune in tangerine and lime flavor, Radiant in pomegranate and black berry, Calm in wild berry and citron, Focus in mango and peach, Flex in black cherry and apple, Energize in mandarin and mint and Slender in pink grapefruit and guava. airforce® Nutrisoda® is now available at select retail stores including SuperTarget, fine grocers, hotels, cruise lines, restaurants, clubs and spa locations in select markets around the country. The product can also be found at over 20 airports across the nation.

About airforce® Nutrisoda® and Ardea Beverage Company
The Ardea Beverage Company is dedicated to the development and marketing of nutrient enhanced beverages that deliver a health and wellness benefit in a safe, delicious and convenient format. Beverages in the line include: Immune, Energize, Flex, Focus, Calm, Radiant and Slender. The company is based in Minneapolis, Minn. For additional information, visit